Understanding Late Life Divorce

Posted on 10 31,2016

Divorce can occur at any age. For individuals who are over 50 who have found themselves in the middle of a divorce, healthcare coverage will be one of the primary concerns they encounter. At McCormick & Calderon, our firm is committed to helping individuals of all ages through their various debt issues. We want to provide you with information on what to do if you are in the midst of a late-life divorce.


If you are in the process of filing for divorce, you should take active steps to maintain your existing health coverage while you look for replacement coverage. Many individuals are concerned that their current spouse will drop their employer-provided insurance or neglect paying the premiums on your healthcare coverage. If this is the case, speak with your Virginia Beach bankruptcy lawyer at once.

Health Care Options

You do have options available for healthcare. Some of the options available include:

  • HMO plans
  • Catastrophic plans
  • Mini-med plans
  • Plans with no deductibles
  • Umbrella plans with health services
  • Expensive plans with high coverage
  • Low priced plans with limited hospital and physician access
  • Preferred provider plans

Do not hesitate to get the help you need as you make decisions regarding your future healthcare plans. We can help you determine whether to purchase health insurance through:

  • Insurance company website
  • Insurance agent
  • Credit union
  • Professional association
  • Trade association

Selecting the right plan is important to obtaining the proper health coverage that you need. You should look for non-cancellable and guaranteed renewable coverage. Do not allow your current marriage situation to wreck your healthcare. It is important to protect your rights and take active steps toward the protection of your rights.

Some of the options you may consider include:

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • HIPAA Portability
  • COBRA

Contact our firm at your earliest convenience today to get started resolving your case. We proudly serve individuals who are struggling financially throughout Virginia Beach!

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